File contains business correspondence addressed to (and a couple written by) William McMillan, Lockeport, between January 1917 and April 1917, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in his general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas.
File also contains a typed letter signed by R.B. Bennett, then Director General of National Service Canada, dated February 15th, 1917, proposing McMillan's participation in an "occupational survey [...] for National purposes only [...] to enable both after-the-war and present-day problems to be dealt with intelligently and efficiently".
File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence and balance orders from the following brokers:
Acadia Gas Engine Co. (Bridgewater), Edward Allen (Yarmouth), Ames Holden McCready (Saint John), Ben's Limited (Halifax), Bridgetown Hay and Feed Company, W.R. Brock Company (Montreal), Burrell-Johnson Iron Company (Yarmouth), Canada Cement Company (Montreal), Canadian Carbon Co. (Toronto), Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co. (Saint John), Canadian Drug Co. (Saint John), Canadian Fairbanks-Morse Company (Saint John), Canadian Oil Companies Limited (Halifax), Canadian Underskirt Co. (Toronto), Canadian Wood-Working Co. (Yarmouth), Carritte-Paterson Man'f'g Co. (Halifax), Chronicle Publishing Co. (Halifax), Clare Bros. & Co (Preston, ON), Cochran, Burns & Farnsworth Co. (Boston), Consumers Cordage Company (Halifax), J.S. Creed (Halifax), H.C. Davis Jr. & Co. (Norfolk, VA), S. Davis & Sons (Montreal), Henry d'Entremont (Lower West Pubnico), Landrie d'Entremon (West Pubnico), Dickson & Eddy, coal (New York), Andrew Doane (Ingomar, Shelburne Co., NS), Dominion Molasses Company (Halifax), Eastern Hat & Cap Manufacturing Co. (Truro), Eastern Shirts (Truro), Thomas A. Edison, Inc. (Orange, NJ), Emerson & Fisher (Saint John), Empire Garage and Motor Co. (Yarmouth), Enterprise Foundry Co. (Sackville, NB), T.H. Estabrooks (Saint John), Frank Fales (Saint John), Fleischmann Co. (Halifax), Frasier, Thornton & Co. (Cookshire, QC), Gilmartin & Trundy (New York), Go. Goodfellow (Montreal), Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (Toronto), Gordon and Keith (Halifax), Grant Bros. Ltd. (Halifax), Gurney-Massey Company (Montreal), Chas. Hagar (Roseway), Trueman Hagar (Round Bay), G.J. Hamilton & Sons (Pictou), Ida Harlow (Sable River West), R.L. Hartman (North East Harbour), G. Hines (Pubnico), G.W. Hodge (Fredericton), Hutchings Company Ltd. (Saint John), Imperial Oil Company (Halifax), J.B. Jones (East Jordan), Knox Hat Company (New York), Thomas J. Lipton (Toronto), Lockett & Messenger (Bridgetown), London & Petrolia Barrel Co. (London, ON), J.L. Lovitt (Yarmouth), T. McAvity & Sons (Saint John), McClearn Company Limited (Liverpool), A. & W. MacKinlay Limited (Halifax), J.F. MacMullen & Son (Barrington), J.C. Mackintosh & Co. (Halifax), Manchester Robertson Allison Limited (Saint John), Martin-Senour Co. (Halifax), Meeker & Company (New York), John Millen & Son (Montreal), W. & C.H. Mitchell Limited (Halifax), Moirs Limited (Halifax), Charles Mueller Company (Waterloo, ON), Murray Shoe Company (London), Northern Electric Company (Montreal), Northrop & Lyman Co. (Toronto), Nova Scotia Steel & Coal Company (New Glasgow), Nova Scotia Underwear Co. (Windsor), A.D. Oakes & Son (Hebbs Cross, NS), Parrish, Phillips & Co. (New York), Payzant & King (Halifax), Wm. Presser (Yarmouth), Quaker Oats Company (Halifax), Remington Arms-Union Metallic Cartridge Co. (Windsor, ON), Ritcey Bros. (Riverport), Wm. Robertson (Halifax), Robin Hood Mills Limited (Montreal), Robin, Jones & Whitman (Halifax), Rothon & Co. Limited (London), Saint John Milling Company (West Saint John), William Sawler (Birchtown), R.B. Seeton (Halifax), Shives Lumber Company (Campbellton, NB), Sylvanus Smith & Co. (Gloucester, MA), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), Wm. Stairs, Son & Morrow (Halifax), Stanfield's (Truro), John Starr, Son & Co. (Halifax), Swift Canadian Co. (Toronto), Wolverton Milling Co. (Saint John), Robert Taylor (Halifax), J.H. Thorburn (Sandy Point), W.H. Thorne & Company (Saint John), John Tobin & Co. (Halifax), Thomas Wood & Company (Boston), among others.